The 32th term of Afghanistan ITF Taekwon-Do Senior and Junior National championship was held at Kabul city olyampic on the 26th of Dec 2013. There was 120 participants at this championship from several provinces of Afghanistan. This championship compriesed of two disciplines; Sparring and Patterns. The supporter of this championship was the NOC of Afghanistan and ITF Taekwon-Do Federation of Afghanistan....Read more
Great Champion, Ms. Katya Solovey from the Ukraine has officially retired from competition. We, the ITF community, would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge this great champion who finishes competing as one of the all time greats of ITF Taekwon-Do. We are sure she will continue to be involved in ITF as a great coach in the future. Please read the wonderful tribute below from her coach, Mr. Oleg Solovey....Read more
On November 30th in Santiago, Chile the 3rd National Tournament was held, organized by the Chilean Federation of Traditional Taekwon -Do, FECHITAT.
This time , they managed to muster 200 competitors, from the north, center and south of the country, highlighting the great presence of both children and adults. This has been the biggest tournament ever organized in Chile so far, given the growth it has achieved since, FECHITAT is forming and adding instructors across the country, becoming the benchmark for the ITF in Chile.
The the excellent technical level, especially among black belts and the good work that the organization achieved through the body of referees and judges should be noted.
In the form of tag team school, Budo, belonging to ONT and Sil-la, FECHITAT school faced, winning the latter, with bouts of high technical and tactical level.
Within the opening ceremony awards for Sabumnim Osvaldo Rojas, Javier Lillo, Ernesto Reyes and Marcelo Russo, FECHITAT founders, as well as Mr. José Dollenz, former director of the National Institute of Sport were awarded in recognition of support to Chilean sport .
In the future this tournament aims to become a center of attention for competitors also neighboring countries, in pursuit of the Pacific coast providing a good level event in measurable exponents of that area....Read more
On 2-3 November 2013 in “Universiada” sports hall, Sofia, Bulgaria for 11-th consecutive year the Bulgarian Association of Taekwon-Do and Central Police Taekwon-Do Club together with the Sports Association of Ministry of Interior of Bulgaria, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Sofia Municipality organized the National Martial Sports Festival. This year in the Taekwon-Do ITF competition participated 203 athletes from Bulgaria, Hungary and Serbia. The participants was aged 6 years and above and competed in all individual and team disciplines of Taekwon-Do – Sparring, Pattern, Special Tecnique, Power Test and Traditional Sparring....Read more